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Amy Ruth's Home Style Southern Cuisine

113 W 116th St, New York City, NY 10026-2521
+1 212-280-8779
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
113 W 116th St, New York City, NY 10026-2521
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On trip to NYC spent time in Harlem and enjoyed one of our best meals on our visit. Fried chicken was extremely tasty and the sides were also incredible. The Mac & Cheese was among the best I’ve eaten. Place is very casual but service...More

Thank Gasper M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great waffles for breakfast. I almost got something savory, but opted for the apples with the waffles. Great service and decent prices. Definitely will go back.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here to eat lunch had the chicken and waffles black eyed peas greens and they brought cornbread to the table it was all excellent food. You could actually carry on a conversation without screaming across the table so it was a nice place to...More

Thank Sam612014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live out of state but my mother was recently hospitalized and in a rehabilitation center not too far away from the restaurant. First, I am a southerner by birth so I know southern Cuisine. For 3 straight weekends my husband walked approximately 10 blocks...More

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We visited Amy Ruth's after we rented bike's to ride through Central Park. We cycles from the Plaza Hotel and ended up in Harlem at the opposite end. We decided to lock up the bikes and take a walk through Harlem for lunch. We came...More

Thank jamesbP9424SE
Reviewed 3 October 2018

No matter the time of day or night, the food is always superb! I usually receive excellent service and parking is normally available.

Thank Ms_Washington2u
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Every time I'm in New York I have to visit Amy Ruth's. One of Harlem's gems, Amy Ruth's offers great southern classics in the heart of the city. The chicken and waffles never disappoints and you get great value for your money. I don't have...More

Thank fijilife
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

When I say I love this place, it’s absolutely great. From the paintings of famous black individuals on the walls to the amazing food. This place is my place. I love the food but whenI tell you their lemonade tastes freaking amazing. I used to...More

Thank Antoine B
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

My son and I had a great meal here: delicious fried chicken, eggs and grits; plus sides! Comfortable, homey decor, and attentive service and reasonable prices. We really enjoyed ourselves: one quibble- the lemonade and iced tea were WAY TOO SWEET!

Thank Orgiva9
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

I was in Harlem visiting family and went to Amy Ruth’s for dinner and I was not disappointed....the friendly atmosphere and staff were fabulous and the food was mouth watering....the portions were very generous and needed a box to take leftovers home....the potato salad and...More

Thank Steve A
As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new
businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and
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jodi m
19 July 2017|
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Response from KNic0le | Reviewed this property |
If you have a large group, you want to call ahead to see if they can accommodate you. You might find yourself standing outside for a while.
2 May 2017|
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Response from dmekles | Property representative |
Hi. We accept single customers. That information you received is wrong. Hope to see you.
29 September 2015|
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Response from Janjust16 | Reviewed this property |
maybe, they have a big space.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:30 am
8:30 am - 5:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 W 116th St, New York City, NY 10026-2521
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Harlem
  • Neighbourhood: Harlem
  • Phone Number: +1 212-280-8779
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